Today, we bring you our top picks from the 2014 galleries; these include new vessel deliveries, jack-up rigs, offshore platform fires and offshore drilling protests.
In October, fire broke out on the Baker platform, in the Cook Inlet of Alaska.
In September, one activist was hospitalised and another injured as Spanish Navy boats repeatedly rammed Greenpeace boats engaged in a protest by Greenpeace Spain against oil drilling in the Canary Islands, Spain.
In February, Maersk Drilling has taken delivery of its first ultra deepwater drillship, Maersk Viking, from the Samsung Heavy Industries (SHI) shipyard in Geoje-Si, South Korea.
Dutch Damen Shipyards has received an order to deliver two fast crew supply vessels to its Mexican client Naviera Integral. The contract was signed during the Offshore Energy 2014 event, held in October, in the Amsterdam RAI, The Netherlands.
Maersk Drilling’s jack-up rig Maersk Interceptor received an Acknowledgement of Compliance (AoC) from the PSA Norway in December this year.
Eni started production of first oil from the West Hub Development Project in Block 15/06 in the Angolan Deep Offshore.
In March, Dolphin Geophysical & Sanco Shipping held a naming ceremony for the 3D seismic vessel Sanco Sword at Myklebust Yard in Norway.
Offshore Energy Today Staff